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Promoting Assisted-Online Platform in Evaluating Reading Exercise in English for Academic Purpose Program Mahmudah, Khotimah; Drajati, Nur Arifah; Ngadiso, Ngadiso
IJIE (Indonesian Journal of Informatics Education) Vol 2, No 2 (2018): (IJIE) Indonesian Journal of Informatics Education
Publisher : Universitas Sebelas Maret

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.20961/ijie.v2i2.26438

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Along with the development of the digital era, how to pass learning evaluation can be done by using one of platforms in technology. This is no exception in the case of evaluation for academic reading at the university level. This study used Google Form as a platform for conducting an evaluation process of reading exercise. The purposes were to create a chance for university students that join in English for academic purpose program in order to evaluate a specific material outside of class, to determine the levels of difficulty from reading exercises assisted-online platform, and to determine the discrimination indexes of reading exercises assisted-online platform. This paper was qualitative-content analysis research involved fifteen university students who came from different programs. The data collection was gathered from observation and document analysis. The finding reveals that the evaluation of reading exercise can be done effectively using online platform outside of class. This result is a novelty in doing evaluation for English Teacher. In conducting a test, by using an online platform, it also indicates that the test is valid and reliable. The implication is that the online platform has several benefits in helping teachers carrying out an evaluation or developing a test of a lesson and implementing the test outside of the class as effective as in the class.
DISCOVERING THE TEACHER’S BELIEFS IN TPACK FRAMEWORK FOR TEACHING ENGLISH IN HIGH SCHOOL TAOPAN, LITA LIVIANI; DRAJATI, NUR ARIFAH; -, Sumardi
IJIE (Indonesian Journal of Informatics Education) Vol 3, No 1 (2019): (IJIE) Indonesian Journal of Informatics Education
Publisher : Universitas Sebelas Maret

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.20961/ijie.v3i1.34914

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Teacher? belief is essential in classroom practice because it is the principle that teachers hold to be true and the rationale of the attitude in the classroom. In applying the TPACK framework, the teacher has to believe in it. This study intended to reveal the story of an English teacher regarding her beliefs in the TPACK framework for teaching English in high school and reveal how these beliefs shaped during her teaching career. To collect the data, the researcher used a semi-structured interview, observations, and document analysis. The participant was an experienced English Teacher in a high school in Indonesia. A narrative inquiry with the thematic analysis was applied to analyze the interview data. The study revealed that the teacher holds several beliefs in the TPACK framework for teaching English. First, the TPACK framework will be a success when the technology, pedagogy, and content knowledge are well-balanced. Second, the teacher also believes that technology integration should facilitate students to learn English easier. The third, negotiation in classroom is important. These beliefs shaped through experiences, training, contextual factor, and classroom practice. The findings are beneficial input for English language teachers in the developing country dealing with the TPACK implementation in the classroom